Eastern buzzard seeking its prey
Eastern buzzards (raptors from the Accipitridae family; hawks belong to this group) migrate as winter birds to farmlands and urban areas in southern Wakayama Prefecture. They chiefly prey on rats that eat crops, and are therefore dubbed “guardian angels of the farmlands.”
2 hours on foot from JR Kii-Tanabe Sta.
Mifune Matsuri Festival – a Finale of the Kumano Taisha Grand Shrine Matsuri Festival (One of the Annual Grand Festivals Held at Kumano Hayatama Taisha Grand Shrine)
（Kumano Hayatama Taisha Reitai-sui, Mifune Matsuri）